Thursday, April 29, 2010

NEWS LINKS | April 29, 2010

SBCTC NEWS LINKS | Articles about – and of interest to – Washington state community and technical colleges




Clark honors tenured faculty

The Daily Insider [second story] -- April 28, 2010

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CPTC staff offer strategies to reach baby boomers

Staff from Clover Park were part of a presentation at the 90th annual convention of the American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) last week called, “Plus 50 Initiative: What Have We Learned so Far?”


Twin sisters turn a new leaf
Lynnwood Enterprise
The next logical step, the twins agreed, was to study horticulture — setting their sights on Edmonds Community College while they both worked for Pasztor. ...


SeaTacBlog: Police chief wins crime prevention award
Seattle Times
Graddon is a graduate of Kennedy High School in Burien, and he earned an Administration of Justice degree from Highline Community College, according to ...


College Throws a Party for Its New Humanities Building
Kitsap Sun
By Ed Friedrich BREMERTON — Olympic College's transformation continued Wednesday with the official opening of a new Humanities and Student Services ...


Renowned poet reads works at PC
Sequim Gazette
Chana Bloch, poet, translator, scholar and teacher from California, reads selections from two of her new books at Peninsula College's Foothills Writers ...


International Incident
Pacific Northwest Inlander
Once upon a time, about five years ago, the government of France did Spokane Falls Community College a favor. It was a grant for a French Film Festival, ...





NCAA names Mark Emmert its new president





What does being “college and career ready” mean?

Ensuring that all students who graduate high school are “college and career ready” by 2020 is one of President Obama’s key education reform goals. But what does that mean?


Senate Panel Weighs Standards, ESEA Renewal

nearly 60 percent of students entering postsecondary schools need remedial coursework before they can start earning college credit.



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